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Transformers: War for Cybertron Set for July 30 Launch, New Trailer Released

June 22, 2020 | Posted by Jeffrey Harris
Transformers: War for Cybertron

Netflix has announced that the upcoming new Transformers animated series, Transformers: War for Cybertron, will debut on July 30 for the streaming service. A new trailer was also released, which you can see below.

The animated show haas a voice cast that includes Jake Foushee (Optimus Prime), Jason Marnocha (Megatron), Linsay Rousseau (Elita-1), Joe Zieja (Bumblebee), Frank Todaro (Starscream), Rafael Goldstein (Ratchet), Keith Silverstein (Jetfire), Todd Haberkorn (Shockwave, Red Alert), Edward Bosco (Ultra Magnus, Soundwave), Bill Rogers (Wheeljack), Sophia Isabella (Arcee), Brook Chalmers (Impactor), Shawn Hawkins (Mirage), Kaiser Johnson (Ironhide), Miles Luna (Teletraan I, Cliffjumper) and Mark Whitten (Sideswipe, Skywarp).

This new vision for the Transformers franchise is produced by Rooster Teeth for Netflix, and Polygon Pictures is serving as the animation studio. F.J. DeSanto (Transformers: Titans ReturnTransformers: Power of the Primes) is serving as showrunner on the series with several other contributing writers, including George Krstic (Megas XLR), Gavin Hignight (Transformers: Cyberverse), and Brandon Easton (Agent CarterTransformers: Rescue Bots). Here’s a synopsis:

TRANSFORMERS: WAR FOR CYBERTRON TRILOGY: SIEGE begins in the final hours of the devastating civil war between the Autobots and Decepticons. The war that has torn apart their home planet of Cybertron is at a tipping point. Two leaders, Optimus Prime and Megatron, both want to save their world and unify their people, but only on their own terms. In an attempt to end the conflict, Megatron is forced to consider using the Allspark, the source of all life and power on Cybertron, to “reformat” the Autobots, thus “unifying” Cybertron. Outnumbered, outgunned, and under SIEGE, the battle-weary Autobots orchestrate a desperate series of counterstrikes on a mission that, if everything somehow goes right, will end with an unthinkable choice: kill their planet in order to save it.

Much like the toy line, the series will continue with Chapter Two, Transformers: War for Cybertron Trilogy: Earthrise, and Chapter Three later on.